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What is Sorbet?

It is 100% compatible with Ruby. It type checks normal method definitions, and introduces backwards-compatible syntax for method signatures. Explicit method signatures make it useful for anyone reading the code. Type annotations serve as a tool for understanding long after they're written.
Sorbet is a tool in the Static Type Checkers category of a tech stack.
Sorbet is an open source tool with 2.9K GitHub stars and 330 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Sorbet's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Sorbet?

3 companies reportedly use Sorbet in their tech stacks, including Atrium, Tanda, and Loftium.

5 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Sorbet.

Sorbet's Features

  • Fast: Powerful

Sorbet Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Sorbet?
TypeScript is a language for application-scale JavaScript development. It's a typed superset of JavaScript that compiles to plain JavaScript.
It adds syntactic sugar inspired by Ruby, Python and Haskell in an effort to enhance JavaScript's brevity and readability. Specific additional features include list comprehension and de-structuring assignment.
Flow (JS)
Flow is a static type checker for Javascript created by Facebook.
Typically 5x or more faster than mypy and other type checkers that are written in Python. It is meant for large Python source bases. It can run in a “watch” mode and performs fast incremental updates when files are modified.

Sorbet's Followers
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